State and local police are investigating the death of a New Bedford man, shot early Saturday morning.

Ricardo Encarnacion, 28, was shot and killed around 4:30 a.m. this morning outside of a home at 325 North Front St., said Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for the Bristol District Attorney’s office.

Encarnacion, who was found outside, was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, where he was pronounced dead.

If anyone has any information regarding the homicide, they are urged to contact New Bedford Police at 508-991-6330 or the district attorney’s office at 508-997-0711.

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